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Geobiology Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship
05/25/2018

Geobiology Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Lorinda Dajose
Amanda Hazel Dilmore is a recipient of Goldwater Scholarship for the 2018–19 academic year.
Amanda Hazel Dilmore
JPL News: Old Data Reveal New Evidence of Europa Plumes
05/15/2018

JPL News: Old Data Reveal New Evidence of Europa Plumes

Re-examining data from an old mission brings new insights to the question of whether Jupiter's moon Europa has the ingredients to support life.
artist's illustration of Jupiter and Europa with the Galileo spacecraft
Moving Magnetic Fields Disrupt Ice Nucleation
05/08/2018

Moving Magnetic Fields Disrupt Ice Nucleation

Robert Perkins
A study by the Tokyo Institute of Technology and Caltech finds that magnetic fields can be manipulated to affect naturally occurring magnetite in tissue, hindering ice formation
Freezer burn
JPL News: NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Study How Mars Was Made
05/05/2018

JPL News: NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Study How Mars Was Made

The Mars InSight mission has successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base and is on its way to the Red Planet.
LIftoff
Studying Turbulent Seas: A Conversation with Jörn Callies
05/04/2018

Studying Turbulent Seas: A Conversation with Jörn Callies

Robert Perkins
New faculty member Jörn Callies discusses his work studying the eddies and turbulent features that dictate how carbon dioxide and heat are soaked up by the ocean.
Jörn Callies
Caltech Event Provides Introduction to Climate Science
04/20/2018

Caltech Event Provides Introduction to Climate Science

Robert Perkins
Four Caltech faculty members delivered lectures during Earth Week about climate and how it is changing.
Earth
Digging for Answers: An Interview with Claire Bucholz
04/17/2018

Digging for Answers: An Interview with Claire Bucholz

Robert Perkins
Geologist Claire Bucholz searches in ancient igneous rocks for evidence for the ways that oxygen began shaping the earth 2.5 billion years ago.
Bucholz
Caltech Offers Climate School
04/11/2018

Caltech Offers Climate School

Robert Perkins
Four Caltech faculty members will deliver seminars during Earth Week about climate and how it is changing.
photo of Earth from space
Microbial Life Support: The Invisible Living Networks that Shape Our Oceans
04/02/2018

Microbial Life Support: The Invisible Living Networks that Shape Our Oceans

In her April 11 Watson Lecture, Victoria Orphan will talk about the activities of marine microorganisms from those at the ocean surface to those deep in the earth’s crust.
Victoria Orphan
Best-selling Author to Highlight Disastrous North Pole Expedition in Caltech Lecture
04/02/2018

Best-selling Author to Highlight Disastrous North Pole Expedition in Caltech Lecture

Emily Velasco
As part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program, historian and author Hampton Sides will visit Caltech on April 10 to lecture on the ill-fated 1879 expedition of the USS Jeannette to the North Pole.
A woodcut showing the U.S.S. Jeannette being crushed by sea ice.